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NU spoils Laure sisters reunion in Sato return

Mar 04, 2020 - 2:56 PM

Risa Sato and the NU Lady Bulldogs upstage the UST comeback of EJ Laure

STUNNER. Risa Sato and the NU Lady Bulldogs pull off a five-set upset over last season's runner-up UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson bags PVL Collegiate crown

Oct 12, 2019 - 2:32 PM

Louie Romero stars as Adamson sweeps UST in the finals to rule the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference

DOMINANT. The Adamson Lady Falcons celebrate on the podium after making quick work of the UST Tigresses. Photo from PVL

UST sweeps UAAP Season 82 beach volleyball crowns

Oct 06, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Putting on another dominant show, UST completes a perfect campaign in the beach volleyball men and women's divisions

HEIR. Season MVP Babylove Barbon ably fills the void left by former UST star Sisi Rondina. Photo release

UAAP beach volley: UST, La Salle secure Final Four slots

Sep 29, 2019 - 5:15 PM

UST and La Salle stay on course for another championship duel in women’s beach volleyball

STILL PERFECT. Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor keep the UST Tigresses unbeaten in 5 games. Photo release

UAAP beach volleyball: UST, La Salle stay perfect

Sep 28, 2019 - 2:56 PM

UST and La Salle roll to a 4-0 start after posting contrasting triumphs in women's beach volleyball action

GRITTY. La Salle's Tin Tiamzon and Justine Jazareno overcome the tough challenge of FEU's  Sheena Gallentes and Sheila Mae Kiseo. Photo release

UST makes UAAP beach volley history

Oct 07, 2018 - 9:59 PM

Sisi Rondina and Babylove Barbon team up to deliver the UST Tigresses' third straight UAAP beach volleyball championship

THREE-PEAT. University of Santo Tomas' Sisi Rondina and Babylove Barbon complete a season sweep. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tigresses pounce on Lady Falcons’ endgame miscues

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:17 PM

UST pulls off a thrilling win over Adamson to zero in on third place honors in the Premier Volleyball League

TIGHT MATCH. Adamson's Eli Soyud pierces through the UST defensive wall of Carla Sandoval and Christine Francisco in Game 1 of their tight duel for third place. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Maroons, Tams seal PVL title clash

Sep 02, 2018 - 9:29 PM

UP and FEU stun the top two seeds to advance to the Premier Volleyball League championship series

BIG GAME. UP star Isa Molde (center) comes up big as the Lady Maroons shock the top-ranked Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Falcons, Tams force PVL sudden-death semis

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Adamson regains its deadly form as FEU pulls off a comeback win in the Premier Volleyball League semifinals

DOMINANT. The Adamson Lady Falcons prove yet again why they're the top seed. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Maroons shock Falcons, near PVL finals

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:30 PM

UP and UST are just a win away from arranging a title showdown in the Premier Volleyball League

UPSET. UP stuns erstwhile unbeaten Adamson in Game 1 of the PVL semifinals. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Adamson, FEU book PVL semis berths

Aug 18, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The Lady Falcons and the Lady Tamaraws recover from wobbly starts to advance to the next round

PERFECT RUN. Adamson stretches its unbeaten run to five games after turning back an Eya Laure-less UST side. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

UST books PVL semis ticket

Aug 11, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The Tigresses stretch their perfect run to five in the Premier Volleyball League

UNBEATEN. The UST Tigresses triumph in straight sets even with Eya Laure (right) playing limited minutes. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

UST chalks up 4th straight PVL win

Aug 05, 2018 - 5:45 PM

The UST Tigresses trounce the UP Lady Maroons to stay unbeaten in the Premier Volleyball League

POWER HIT. UST’s Christine Francisco hammers in a spike against UP’s Jessma Ramos and Mary Bautista. Photo from PVL

Tigresses, Lady Tams grab share of PVL lead

Jul 25, 2018 - 6:32 PM

Celine Domingo powers the Lady Tamaraws to their second straight triumph as the Tigresses lean on rookie Eya Laure in the Premier Volleyball League

HIT. FEU's Jeanette Villareal gets one past the San Beda defense of Satrriani Espiritu and Lynne Matias Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Lady Tams repulse erratic Blazers

Jul 22, 2018 - 7:22 PM

FEU comes out steadier in the 5th frame to slip past Benilde and claim a share of the early lead in the Premier Volleyball League

POWER HIT. St. Benilde’s Arianne Daguil defies the FEU defense put up by Angelica Cayuna (left) and Virginia Villareal. Photo from PVL

FEU Lady Tamaraws cruise to 4th straight victory over UST

Mar 03, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The UST Tigresses skid to a 3-game losing streak

SECOND SEED. The FEU Lady Tamaraws take second seed at the end of the first elimination round. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST Tigresses halt Adamson's winning streak in straight sets

Feb 18, 2018 - 6:40 PM

UST now has two sweeps in its record this Season 80

2-2. The UST Tigresses bounce back to stand at 2-2 in the league and make it a 4-way tie. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles earn first win over UST Tigresses

Feb 11, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles suffer from a one-set deficit before stunning the UST Tigresses

FIRST WIN. The Ateneo Lady Eagles bounce back from a one set deficit to take the game. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

UST Tigresses claim Season 80's first sweep over UE Lady Warriors

Feb 07, 2018 - 3:50 PM

The Tigresses earn their first win of the season

REDEMPTION. The UST Tigresses redeem their opening game loss to DLSU in straight sets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles put brakes on Tigresses' win streak in straight sets

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:08 PM

The Lady Eagles now have a win loss record of 8 1

STRAIGHT SETS. Ateneo finishes off UST in straight sets. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST Tigresses clinch 2nd straight win, defeat NU Lady Bulldogs in 4 sets

Mar 01, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Both squads now share a win loss slate of 3 3

THIRD STRAIGHT. UST pushes its win streak to 3 games after defeating NU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST's Pam Lastimosa set to return for final year in UAAP

Jan 02, 2017 - 1:19 PM

The veteran spiker hopes to close her UAAP career by snapping the Tigresses 4 year Final Four drought

ONE MORE YEAR Pam Lastimosa (R) will play out her last year at UST with the goal of a Final Four return. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

UST’s Cherry Rondina hopes Grand Prix success carries over to UAAP

Dec 12, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The Cebu native hopes to bring more maturity to the Lady Tigresses after winning the PSL Grand Prix with the Foton Tornadoes

MOMENTUM. Cherry Rondina, seen in the photo holding the trophy, wants to carry over her momentum to the upcoming UAAP volleyball season.

Santiago, NU send UST’s Final Four hopes crashing

Apr 03, 2016 - 4:34 PM

National U is behind UP and FEU for the final two slots of the Final Four round

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Gritty Lady Tamaraws edge UST Tigresses in 4 sets

Mar 30, 2016 - 4:35 PM

FEU drops the first set before winning the next 3 to strengthen their bid for a Final Four appearance

Jeanette Virginia Villareal (L) and Bernadeth Pons (R) of FEU block a spike from Christine Francisco of UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles slay UST Tigresses in straight sets

Mar 19, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The win improves the record of Ateneo to 9 2 putting them atop the UAAP Season 78 women’s volleyball standings

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers avenge loss to UST Tigresses in straight sets

Mar 12, 2016 - 5:35 PM

The Lady Spikers earn sweet revenge against the UST Tigresses

ON THE WINNING TRACK. La Salle remains atop the UAAP standings, alongside rival Ateneo. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU Lady Tamaraws send spiraling UST Tigresses to 3rd straight loss

Feb 13, 2016 - 6:35 PM

UPDATED After winning a close first set and dominating the second set the now 0 3 Tigresses win the third set in emphatic fashion but squander an 8 5 lead in the fourth set to lose the game

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Galanza explodes as Lady Falcons escape scare from Tigresses

Feb 03, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Jessica Galanza unloads a career high of 28 points to drive the Adamson Lady Falcons to their first win

Jessica Galanza, seen in a file photo from Season 77, had a career day for Adamson.

FEU sweeps UST for V-League bronze

Sep 26, 2015 - 6:21 PM

Jovelyn Gonzaga leads the way for the winning side

UST stays alive, ends Ateneo's 10-game V-League win streak

Sep 13, 2015 - 6:51 PM

EJ Laure topscores with 17 points to lead the Tigresses as they level the best of 3 semifinals series at one apiece

STILL ALIVE. UST keeps its Shakey's V-League campaign alive as EJ Laure comes upi with 17 points. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

De Leon lifts Ateneo past UST, moves a win away from V-League finals

Sep 12, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Middle blocker Bea de Leon exploded for a game high 16 points built on a balanced offensive defensive performance of 8 attacks and 8 blocks

BALANCED. Bea de Leon had a balanced performance of 8 attacks and 8 blocks to lead Ateneo in a semifinals game 1 win against UST. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

NU pounces on UST’s slow start to grab semifinals ticket

Aug 30, 2015 - 7:42 PM

Guest player Dindin Santiago Manabat had another solid showing with 10 spikes and 3 blocks for 13 points

ALL-AROUND. Dindin Santiago-Manabat led the Lady Bulldogs' critical win over the Tigresses with an all-around performance.  File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST escapes NCAA champ Arellano for first quarterfinals win

Aug 16, 2015 - 9:55 PM

EJ Laure carries the scoring load with 23 points while team captain Pam Lastimosa adds 18 in a character win by the Tigresses

UST'S GREAT WALL. The Tigresses employ a triple block they've been working on this conference as they outlasted the Lady Chiefs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST extends win streak after nipping upset-seeking TIP

Aug 02, 2015 - 6:43 PM

The Tigresses hike its record to 3 1 in Group B and secure a slot in the playoffs of the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

EJ Laure rises again for the UST Tigresses who extends their V-League win streak to 3 and secures a playoff spot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Laure leads UST to first V-League win over DLSU-D

Jul 18, 2015 - 4:40 PM

EJ Laure Pam Lastimosa and Mela Tunay combined for 51 points to notch the UST Tigresses first victory in the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

Carmela Tunay (from left to right), Marivic Meneses, and Pam Lastimosa attempt to block an attack from DLSU-Dasmariñas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sans Valdez, Lady Eagles open V-League conference with win over Tigresses

Jul 11, 2015 - 4:24 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles win in 4 sets sans star spiker Alyssa Valdez for their first victory in the Shakey s V League Season 12 Collegiate Conference

STEP UP. Jhoanna Maraguinot steps up in the absence of Alyssa Valdez to lead the Lady Eagles to their first win in the Shakey's V-League 12 Collegiate Conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU turns back UST, returns to Final 4

Feb 25, 2015 - 7:44 PM

With the win Far Eastern University returns to the Final Four for the first time since Season 74

The FEU Lady Tamaraws celebrate their return to the Final Four after 3 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE ends season winless at the hands of UST

Feb 21, 2015 - 7:20 PM

This is the Lady Warriors third consecutive winless season since Season 75

UST Tigresses stop the UE Lady Warriors from getting a win in UAAP 77 Women's Volleyball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rookie Rondina shines as UST snaps 5-game losing skid vs FEU

Jan 10, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Rondina scores 16 points in a breakout game as the Tigresses end the first round of eliminations on a winning note

SUPER ROOKIE. UST rookie Cherry Rondina celebrates after scoring one of her 16 points in a breakout game versus FEU. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Lady Falcons impose will on skidding Tigresses

Dec 13, 2014 - 6:09 PM

Adamson hikes their record to 3 2 at third place in the UAAP Season 77 women’s volleyball tournament

FALCON ATTACK. Adamson captain Faye Guevara (light) celebrates after winning the joust at the net against UST's Marivic Meneses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Eagles soar to 4th straight win with sweep of Tigresses

Dec 06, 2014 - 7:25 PM

The Lady Eagles have yet to lose a set in Season 77

Galang, Demecillo lead Lady Spikers to sweep of Tigresses

Nov 30, 2014 - 6:54 PM

Ara Galang had 21 points while Cyd Demecillo added 15 as the De La Salle Lady Spikers overcame a hard fighting UST Tigresses in straight sets

Desiree Cheng and Mika Reyes of La Salle block a UST attack. Photo by Josh Albelda

Blue chip rookie EJ Laure not pressured to carry Tigresses

Nov 23, 2014 - 6:45 AM

She s an integral part of the starting 6 but I don t want to pressure her by giving her more responsibilities says head coach Odjie Mamon

NO PRESSURE. Tigresses head coach Odjie Mamon refuses to pressure young skipper EJ Laure. File photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Lady Eagles, Tigresses open UAAP 77 volleyball with wins

Nov 22, 2014 - 10:51 PM

Images from the opening game day of the UAAP Season 77 Volleyball taken by Josh Albelda

NO RUST. Reigning MVP Alyssa Valdez is in fine form early in the tournament leading the Lady Eagles over the Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tigresses cruise to easy first win over Lady Red Warriors

Nov 22, 2014 - 4:07 PM

The Tigresses were in form right away showcasing much improved net defense en route to a three set sweep

OPENING GROWL. UST sweeps UE for its 1st win in UAAP Season 77 Volleyball 25-11, 25-12, 25-14. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo begins title defense as UAAP volleyball opens

Nov 22, 2014 - 11:36 AM

The Lady Eagles begin their quest for a second straight championship as the Lady Spikers attempt redemption

HIGHLIGHTS: UAAP 77 Volleyball opening day

Nov 22, 2014 - 11:36 AM

Rapple s live blog of the UAAP Season 77 Volleyball opening day

V-League: Tigresses escape San Sebastian to notch 2nd win

Apr 14, 2014 - 5:57 PM

A balanced performance and consistency by the UST Tigresses lead them to their second win in the Shakey s V League

FINISHING KICK. UST's Ennajie Laure (left) caught fire in the fourth set to finish off San Sebastian for their second win in the Shakey's V-League. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Quick Hit: NU prevails, Ateneo shocked in V-League

Mar 31, 2014 - 4:04 PM

Volleyball writers Levi Verora and Jane Bracher break down Shakey s V League action from Sunday

EAGLES CLIPPED. Christine Rosario of Arellano spikes the ball past Ateneo blockers Alyssa Valdez (R) and Amy Ahomiro (L). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler